|1954||The Nikko Metal Industry Co., Ltd., founded in Nishiyodogawa-ku, Osaka.
Capital: 2 million
Commencement of automotive horns and bicycle locks manufacturing.
|1955||Approval for display of Japanese Industrial Standards (JIS ) in the automotive horns and alarms.|
|1958||Succeeded in producing the first compact turbine-type motorcycle horn
Established a solid foundation in the compact horns area.
Capital increased to 6.5 million yen.
|1959||Capital increased to 9 million yen.
Developed an ultra-compact horn for motorcycles, and started production.
|1960||Started exporting marine vessel horns.|
|1963||Started production and sales of bicycle buzzers and compact alarm emitters|
|1964||Received approval to display Japanese Industrial Standards (JIS) in the bicycle locks sector.
Received the export contribution
|1965||Developed Japan’s first water proof trumpet horn, for which mass production of P Series on an as-required basis was launched.|
|1966||Mass production of combination type chain locks launched|
|1967||Capital increased to 10.5 million yen|
|1968||Start of production and sales of automotive back-up buzzers|
|1969||Start of mass production and sales of automotive warning buzzers|
|1972||Capital increased to 22.5 million yen.|
|1980||Start of manufacture and sales of Class 4 whistle approved by the Department of Transportation.|
|1985||Technological assistance partnership with Nikko Auto Private Limited in India.|
|1986||start of manufacturing and sales of Class 5 whistle approved by the Japan Compact Ship Inspection Organization.|
|1987||Established the THAI NIKKO METAL INDUSTRY CO.,LTD
Started production of automotive and marine horns
|1992||Transferred plant to Taki-gun (now: Tambasasayama City) Hyogo Prefecture
Name changed to Nikko Corporation
|1994||Started supplying electric power-assisted bicycle locks|
|1997||Started the 2nd technological assistance partnership with India Nikko PVT, Ltd.
Developed and started production of ultra-small flat-type automotive horns.
Prize winner at the Japan Bicycle Promotion Institute sponsored first ever new bicycle product competition (design competition).
|1998||E.V. AUTO established in Malaysia; car horn production started.|
|2001||Opened an overseas liaison office in Shanghai, China.|
|2002||Capital increased to 32.5 million.|
|2003||Capital increased to 80 million yen|
|2006||ISO9001: 2000 certification (JQA-QMA12829)|
|2007||ISO14001: 2004 certification (JQA-EM5747)|
|2010||Completed development of die temperature controller.
Start of die temperature control device production and sales.
Start of production and sales of Abrigo brand locks.
|2015||Established Nikko (Shanghai) Trading Co., Ltd. in Shanghai|